Midwest Air Group Reports Strong January Performance

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Midwest Air Group, Inc. (AMEX:MEH) today reported January performance data for Midwest Airlines and Midwest Connect. For January, the company was among the industry leaders in load factor improvement, underscoring its commitment to sustainable growth. At the group level, a 14.1% increase in traffic outpaced a 7.6% increase in capacity, resulting in a 3.8 percentage point increase in load factor compared with January 2006. Revenue per total available seat mile increased 5.6% in the same time period.

              Midwest Air Group, Inc. — Performance Report
2007 2006 % Change
Midwest Air Group
Scheduled Service Revenue
Passenger Miles (000s) 320,988 281,373 14.1
Scheduled Service Available
Seat Miles (000s) 479,893 445,817 7.6
Total Available Seat Miles (000s) 483,751 455,927 6.1
Load Factor (%) 66.9% 63.1% 3.8 pts.
Revenue Yield (estimate) $0.1356 $0.1370 (1.0)
Passenger Revenue per Schd. Svc.
ASM (estimate) $0.0907 $0.0865 4.9
Total Revenue per Total ASM
(estimate) $0.1045 $0.0990 5.6
Number of Flights 9,393 9,240 1.7
Into-plane Fuel Cost per Gallon (estimate) $2.02 $2.00 1.0

Midwest Airlines Operations
Origin & Destination Passengers 277,392 246,772 12.4
Scheduled Service Revenue Passenger
Miles (000s) 302,405 263,058 15.0
Scheduled Service Available
Seat Miles (000s) 448,595 413,324 8.5
Total Available Seat Miles (000s) 452,453 423,293 6.9
Load Factor (%) 67.4% 63.6% 3.8 pts.
Revenue Yield (estimate) $0.1210 $0.1207 0.3
Passenger Revenue per Schd. Svc.
ASM (estimate) $0.0816 $0.0768 6.2
Total Revenue per Total ASM (estimate) $0.0970 $0.0911 6.5
Average Passenger Trip Length (miles) 1,090 1,066 2.3
Number of Flights 4,859 4,367 11.3
Into-plane Fuel Cost per Gallon (estimate) $2.01 $2.00 0.9

Note: All statistics exclude charter operations except total available
seat miles, total revenue per total available seat miles and into-
plane fuel cost. Numbers may not recalculate due to rounding.

Midwest Airlines features jet service throughout the United States, including Milwaukee’s most daily nonstop flights and best schedule to major destinations. Catering primarily to business travelers and discerning leisure travelers, the airline earned its reputation as “The best care in the air” by providing passengers with impeccable service and onboard amenities at competitive fares. Skyway Airlines, Inc. – Midwest’s wholly owned subsidiary – operates as Midwest Connect and offers connections to Midwest Airlines as well as point-to-point service between select markets on regional jet and turboprop aircraft. Together the airlines offer service to 49 cities. Visit http://www.midwestairlines.com/ for more information.